The growth of cross-border consumer markets and supply chains in North America leading to new economic development opportunities will be the focus of an Arizona State University-hosted conference this week.
Dan Turbyfill has a simple task, to get students and alumni excited about ASU. In many ways, he's the perfect man for this gig as Turbyfill has dedicated his life to promoting and encouraging the ASU family.
Salmonella is an infectious agent with many faces. A distinct form of the bacterial invader has emerged in sub-Saharan Africa and is responsible for severe epidemic outbreaks. A new study sheds light on this pathogen with unusual characteristics.
Flavio Marsiglia's work on diversity, substance use and youth development is regarded to be among the best and most influential in the field, and it's why he is one of four ASU faculty members recently named as a Regents' Professor for 2014-2015.
ASU strives to have a faculty representative of the diversity of the state and nation, and its incoming cohort is the latest example of that. Of the more than 140 new tenured and tenure-track faculty, 28 percent are minority and 42 percent are female.
After logging 40 years with the ASU Police Department, Stewart Adams will end his long run when he retires next month. It's not just an end to his time serving ASU, but to a lifetime of law enforcement that was inspired by his parents.
Brenda Hosley is the new university senate president and chair of the University Academic Council for the 2015-2016 academic year. Hosley is a clinical associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Innovation.
Professor of English Deborah Clarke has been appointed vice provost for academic personnel at Arizona State University. Clarke will oversee personnel processes for all academic personnel, including hiring, promotion and tenure, effective Aug. 1.
For his lasting contribution to the conservation of mammals and their habitats, the American Society of Mammalogists has given the Aldo Leopold Award to Arizona State University professor Andrew Smith.
After 51 years with ASU Libraries, Carl Cross will retire this August. He leaves behind a legacy that includes establishing the university archives and co-founding the ASU Carillon Society, where he has become a watchful guardian of the carillon bells.
Helping deaf students feel more welcome at ASU can be a challenge when most faculty and staff don't know sign language. A series of beginner ASL workshops aims to teach basic phrases and etiquette, with the ultimate goal of a deeper understanding of deaf culture.
Elizabeth Wentz, professor of Geographic Information Science technologies and director of the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, has been appointed dean of social sciences in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University.
Eric Newton, who was named the Cronkite School's new innovation chief last month, starts his new job this week where he will work closely with the school's leadership to drive cutting-edge ideas and initiatives at Cronkite News.